Hudson Cattell and Linda Jones McKee founded Wine East magazine in 1981 and published it until the magazine was merged into Wines & Vines in 2008. In 1976, Hudson first wrote about Pennsylvania wine as co-editor of the Pennsylvania Grape Letter and Wine News and in his book Presenting Pennsylvania Wines. Linda Jones McKee co-authored Pennsylvania Wineries in 2000 with Richard Carey.
Both authors continue to be active in the wine industry, and together they edit the Wine East section within Wines & Vines magazine. Linda is the co-owner of Tamanend Winery in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and has judged professionally in national and international wine competitions. Hudson Cattell is widely known as a journalist covering the wine industry in eastern North America and has written extensively on the history of wine in the East